Our team is ready for an exciting week of cosmic fun! Help us spread the word. I’ve listed the staff leading the programs along with the title, so you’ll know who to contact if you have questions. Hope to see you for one of our stellar events. 😀
Monday, July 29
Comet Formation with NASA Ambassador (Travis Garwood)
1-3pm | Marvin Auditorium 101B | Teens, Kids
NASA Solar System Ambassador Brenda Culbertson will demonstrate the formation of a comet using dry ice. Then she’ll serve up some space ice cream and you can make a solar system necklace or bracelet.
Tuesday, July 30
Wednesday, July 31
Dog Stars (Miranda Ericsson)
Three sessions: 9-10 am; 11am-12pm; 7-8 pm |Marvin Auditorium | All ages, groups welcome!
**Helping Hands Humane Society Adoption Alums will also be available to meet between 9:30 and 11:30, including our own retired Tanya Walsh with Beckett!
Denise Gard’s famous Border Collies Joey and Sienna perform some “star-quality” tricks that just might turn them into constellations! They’ll also participate in some exciting stories about the constellations that grace our night sky. You can take home a star map of the constellation tales.
Thursday, August 1
Storytelling Workshop (Miranda)
6:30-8:30 pm | Marvin 101C | Adults
Learn tips and tricks for preparing and presenting an oral story from Rosie Cutrer, a professional storyteller who has told tales around the world. Rosie will help you up your story game, whether you want to share with family or compete in a story slam.
Friday, August 2
Animals in the Night Sky (Jackie Hurst and Marlana Hodgkinson)
10-11 am | Lingo Story Room | Ages 5-12
In this stargazing safari, discover animals that inhabit the night sky as constellations. Then see and touch the real animals they look like and make a cosmic craft.
Saturday, August 3
Cosmic Carnival (Miranda)
10am-2pm | Marvin Auditorium
Experience carnival style games, crafts, activities and demos with a space and STEM twist including space food, gravity model and VR games. In partnership with the Ad Astra Science Foundation.
Sunday, August 4
Movie: Wall-E (Jennifer Jones and Joe Fox)
1-3 pm | Marvin Auditorium
WALL-E is the last robot left on Earth. He spends his days cleaning a dirty planet, until he meets EVE and follows her across the galaxy. Could a little robot help humanity find their home on Earth again? Winner of Oscar, Hugo and Nebula awards. 2008 | 103 min |Closed captioned